Our valued donor partners who have given in significant and consistent ways, over a lifetime or in the form of a legacy, are acknowledged through recognition programs.
If you’d like to find out more, contact Kit Briem, 651.255.6111.
Annual Fund Circles
Recognizing friends and alumni making annual gifts of $5,000 or more.
Recognizing friends and alumni making annual gifts of $2,500 or more.
Recognizing friends and alumni making annual gifts of $1,000 or more.
Cumulative Lifetime Giving
Recognizing friends and alumni who have a cumulative lifetime giving of $50,000 or more. Members are honored at an annual luncheon, and new members are presented with a replica statuette of “Joshua.” The original “Joshua” was presented to United in 1966 in memory of Karl J. Ernst, professor of Hebrew and exegetical theology (1926–1954) at Mission House Seminary, a forerunner of United.
Recognizing alumni who have a cumulative lifetime giving of $10,000 or more. The society pays tribute to Jacob Bossard, a faculty member and president of Mission House Seminary from 1875–1885, and Joseph Ward, who was instrumental in founding Yankton School of Theology, also a forerunner of United.
Legacy Giving Recognition
Barnabas Heritage Society
Recognizing friends and alumni who have included United in their estate plans or made other qualifying gift arrangement, such as income-return gifts and beneficiary designations. Members of the Barnabas Heritage Society are invited to an annual dinner with the president.